Oct 08, 2019

Education Attorney

  • Lighthouse Legal Search
  • Glendale, CA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Our client attracts the best and the brightest attorneys and clients throughout the nation. The firm is committed to attracting, employing and retaining diverse individuals of the highest caliber who meet the standards of first-rate minds and first-rate hearts.

They are seeking an attorney with 10+ years of litigation experience. You must have attended a top 40 law school.

You should have a commitment to public service.

You should have a passion for trial advocacy, and substantive experience managing a complex litigation practice, including federal and appellate work, co-leading a litigation team and supervising and developing junior attorneys. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in federal law and motion practice.

Our client has extensive experience working with elected officials and serve as lead counsel for several school districts. Our client specializes in representing school districts, charter schools, county offices of education, and both public and private institutions of higher education. The attorneys serve as general or special counsel providing the full range of legal services required by primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities and assist clients in matters involving:

  • Governance and Brown Act compliance
  • Personnel
  • Labor negotiations
  • Litigation
  • Construction and real estate
  • School finance
  • Athletic programs, FERPA issues and student discipline
  • Academic freedom and First Amendment issues
  • Accreditation issues
  • Charter school petitions
  • Contract creation and enforcement
  • Eminent domain acquisitions and litigation
  • Grievance administration
  • Privacy issues for students and employees

The attorneys are passionate about education policies and go the extra mile to make meaningful differences in their communities.

You must have the California Bar.

If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume. We will schedule a confidential call if you are a fit.

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